And that can take a lot of forms: Donating money, setting up fundraisers, volunteering your time on weekends or even traveling halfway across the world to help those in need. Whatever the method, the goal is the same — to find a way, big or small, to improve people’s lives and the communities they live in.
Check out these stories of Northwestern Mutual financial advisors who have made giving back a personal goal.
Cindy Arocho was rising up the ranks in an investment banking job when she left it all behind to help orphans and widows in places like Mozambique, Brazil, Sweden and Austria. The mission trips helped her find her true passion for positively impacting people. It’s a goal she strives for every day through her work as a financial advisor too.
While looking for a cause he, his wife and four kids could get involved with, Royce Zimmerman found alocal charity that helps kids get through their cancer treatments. How? By delivering backpacks full of toys to them in the hospital, making their stays a little more bearable. Here’s how Royce makes giving back a family affair.